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Japan proposes cutting emissions by a quarter by 2030

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30/04/2015

Japan is proposing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 26 percent by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. The final draft of the government target, released Thursday, said Japan will aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 26 percent by 2030 from 2013 levels, or 25.4 percent from 2005 levels. That is below the U.S. target of a ...

Power-Gen India & Central Asia 2015

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30/04/2015

Clarke Energy will be exhibiting at the 14th edition of POWER-GEN India & Central Asia. The exhibition is dated May 14th - 16th, 2015 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Power-Gen is co-located with DistribuTECH India and a power conference, together, presenting the complete gamut of power generation, transmission and distribution sectors. The event is likely to see the presence of over 7,000 ...

Environment: Commission takes POLAND and SLOVENIA to Court for e-waste failings

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30/04/2015

The European Commission is referring Poland and Slovenia to the EUCourt of Justice over their failure to enact EU legislation on the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment. The EU rules, which should have been enacted into national law by 14 February 2014, are intended to prevent or reduce negative environmental impacts from this fast increasing waste stream. The rules are a ...

International Noise Awareness Day – Here’s 5 Facts About Noise

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30/04/2015

Wednesday 29th April 2015 is International Noise Awareness Day. A day when people, organisations and governments around the world raise awareness of unwanted noise that can affect your health. To commemorate this day, here’s 5 noise facts. 1. The Definition of Noise is “Unwanted Sound” Technically, there is actually no such thing as a noise. Noise is perceived as an ...

XA1000 in use of Calibration Laboratory in Zagreb

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30/04/2015

MTB inzenjering d.o.o. is a trade partner of our industrial measurement instruments in Zagreb, Croatia and our partner for ten years already. They are expanding their own laboratory (BMB laboratory) for calibration of relative humidity devices. For this, they recently needed a new, highly precise hand held device for reference measurements. They decided to rely on the XA1000 hand held device from ...

Learn How to Better Manage Risks Related to Site Remediation

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28/04/2015

Geovariances and eOde are organizing a seminar entitled "An overview of Geostatistics for Contaminated Site Characterization" on June 8th in the framework of AquaConSoil pre-conference courses.  Need to better identify and manage risks related to site remediation? With geostatistics, Geovariances has the solution. By attending this seminar you will understand why ...

Tetra Tech to Acquire Cornerstone Environmental Group

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30/04/2015

Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cornerstone Environmental Group of Middletown, New York and anticipates closing this transaction in May 2015. Cornerstone is an environmental engineering and consulting firm focused on solid waste markets in the United States. The company has more than 160 employees and approximately $30 million ...

Cambi Awarded Contract for Jurong Water Reclamation Plant, Singapore

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30/04/2015

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, will implement a CambiTHP system at the Jurong Water Reclamation Plant (WRP) following a competitive bidding process for an expansion of its sludge treatment facility. Cambi is selected by the main contractor Yamato Technologies to provide the thermal hydrolysis system to process waste activated sludge (WAS) from the Jurong WRP treating industrial and ...

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